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Maine Flower Show 2017: Save the Date!

The Maine Flower Show: March 29th-April 2nd, 2017 We are excited to announce that the inaugural Maine Flower Show will be held at Thompson's Point in Portland, Maine from Wednesday, March 29th through Sunday, April 2nd, 2017.  The Maine Landscape and Nursery Association (MELNA) has organized and engaged hundreds of its members and volunteers to provide Maine with the best flower...
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Plant Something Weekend

Plant Something Weekend is almost here! Spring is now in full swing and Plant Something Maine has taken root and started to grow! We are so excited to announce that May 13, 14 and 15 is Plant Something Weekend. Your local garden centers and landscapers have experts on staff to help guide any planting project you have in mind. Here are just a few of the events that might inspire you to get plant...
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Gardening is Good for the Soul

Written by Leah Twitchell We all know that getting outside and spending some time in the garden creates a sense of well being. It has even been said that dirt is the new Prozac! Scientific studies aside, we can all feel the grounding effects of digging in the soil and planting something new. The social and environmental benefits of planting, either flowers or food, shrubs or trees, are almo...
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January Hues Giving You the Blues? Add Color to a Frosty Landscape

Winter Interest Shrubs & Grasses Add Cheer to Zone 5 Gardens Mid-winter in Maine leads many gardeners to dream of spring while looking out at a somber landscape. But cold temperatures don’t have to mean a lackluster yard. There are plenty of opportunities for Mainers to integrate color and interest in their winter gardens. Many shrubs, trees, and grasses take Maine winters in stride, putting ...
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